Brasher’s 1787 Doubloon and Half Doubloon Two Coin Set

$ 30.00

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Description

The Brasher Doubloon set includes the Brasher Doubloon with the stamp EB on the wing and the unique Brasher Half Doubloon in 24k gold plated lead free fine pewter.

One of the most famous American coin issues. Struck in New York by gold and silversmith Ephrain Brasher, who was a neighbor and friend of George Washington in New York.

There are only five Brasher Doubloons that are known to exist, one sold at Hertiage’s 2005 auction for $2,450000.00.

Brasher’s half doubloon is unique and is in the Smithsonian Collection. Struck from the same dies as Brasher’s gold doubloon but on a smaller planchet.

Brasher’s Doubloon:

Diameter: 30 mm (1-3/16″) The diameter of a US half dollar is 30.61mm.

Obverse: Mountain surmounted with the sun and rays emanating from it. Open sea in the foreground with BRASHER below. NOVA EBORACA COLUMBIA / EXCELOR around.

Reverse: Heraldic eagle with olive branch in talons at left and arrows at right; 13 stars near eagle’s head. EB on wing. UNUM E PLURIBUS / 1787 and ornaments around.

Brasher’s Half Doubloon:

Diameter: 24 mm ( 0.94488 inches)

Obverse: Mountain surmounted with the sun and rays emanating from it. Open sea in the foreground with BRASHER below.

Reverse: Heraldic eagle with olive branch in talons at left and arrows at right; 13 stars near eagle’s head. EB on wing.

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